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22 Aug 2022

Full-Time Executive Director

K’asho Got’ine Housing Society –  Fort Good Hope, NT

Job Description

K’asho Got’ine Housing Society

JOB POSTING
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Permanent Full-Time Position
Competitive compensation and benefits
Position based in Fort Good Hope, NWT or fly-in/fly-out rotation
Closing date: Sunday September 9th, 2022

Are you a passionate advocate for Indigenous housing? Do you believe in a housing first strategy to build
community capacity?

The K’asho Got’ine Housing Society (KGHS) is seeking a qualified individual to join our small and
highly collaborative team, in the role of Executive Director. Reporting to the KGHS President and Board
of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for leading the organization at the strategic and
operational levels, and helping to create an innovative model focused on solving northern housing
challenges. KGHS was incorporated in 2016 as a non-profit organization to address Fort Good Hope’s
Housing challenges. Currently the Society is focused on developing and implementing two shelter
projects. Over the coming years, they will also be supporting Fort Good Hope residents in home
ownership and repairs. For more information on KGHS, visit https://kashogotinehousingsociety.org.

Interested persons are invited to submit a resume with a letter clearly indicating how they meet the
following qualifications:
• Three to five years working in the Indigenous housing and/or northern social programming field;
• Knowledge of northern indigenous cultural practices and political environments preferred;
• Experience with human resources, financial management, budgeting and government program delivery
is required;
• Relevant educational background such as business management, administrative planning or a social
programming related field preferred;
• Strong people leadership skills are required, with the ability to support, motivate and operate within an
Indigenous organization;
• Strategic planning skills, with the ability to facilitate dialogue amongst stakeholders and community
members;
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills;
• Strong written and verbal communication skills, including engaged listening;
• Strong digital fluency, with the ability to operate multiple software programs to achieve objectives;
• Valid driver’s license (unrestricted) and ability to travel as required.

Candidates who meet the required qualifications will be invited to participate in an interview and
reference process. During that process, additional qualifications and skills will be assessed.

Fort Good Hope is a remote largely Dene community in the NWT. Preference will be given to applicants
that have prior working experience with Indigenous communities in northern Canada.

If required criteria are met, preference will be given to Sahtú Beneficiaries firstly, residents of the Sahtú secondly, and to residents of the NWT and or Indigenous applicants thirdly. We encourage people to self-identify.

For more information, a copy of the job description, and to apply, please contact Lee Vincent (867-332-
1604 or lee@leevincent.ca)

Job Categories: Other. Job Types: Full-Time and Permanent. Advertised until: 2022-09-21

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